Tag: breastfeeding

I Might Not Breastfeed and That’s Ok

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I had no doubt in my mind when I became pregnant for the first time how I would feed my babies. Of course, I...

All Tied Up: What’s Up With Lip and Tongue Ties?

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It’s a pain that’s hard to describe unless you’ve felt it for yourself. You have a squirmy newborn in your arms whose mouth is...

(Sometimes) Breastfeeding Sucks

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There. I said it. Breastfeeding sucks... sometimes. Not all the time! For some of you, breastfeeding was easy and beautiful. If that is you, I...

Breastfeeding Is Beneficial for Moms, Too!

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I recently attended a baby shower for my niece, Krissy. As you might expect, the mother-to-be received a wonderful assortment of practical gifts for...

Oh the Places You’ll Pump: A Guide to Pumping While Traveling

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I am on my tenth month of breastfeeding. One of the more challenging aspects of breastfeeding I have encountered is all of the pumping...

It’s Time for Knoxville Businesses to get Kid-friendly

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Since joining the motherhood club I’ve been bombarded by a slew of companies trying to sell me stuff. They are fully aware that new...

Feeding My NICU Baby {Feeding Your Baby Series}

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I really had no clue what to expect before I had my first child.  I definitely planned to breastfeed him, and I had some...

Milky Smiles {Feeding Your Baby Series}

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Breastfeeding my children has been one of the more emotionally-driven parenting decisions I’ve made.  Before my son was born, I had decided that his...

Doing What’s Best for Baby and Mom {Feeding Your Baby Series}

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Breastfeeding versus formula feeding seems to be such a touchy subject these days. There are some pretty hard core people on either side who...